Careers and ideas
Careers and ideas focuses on your working lives. Each week our experts provide comment pieces and answer your questions on everything from dealing with anti-social behaviour and engaging with young tenants to finding your perfect job in housing. Whatever your work-related query, send it to email@example.com and our experts will do their best to give you the feedback you need.
Apprenticeships provided by construction firms are helping students straight out of school into employment. Stuart Spear takes a closer look at the opportunities available
The price for underoccupying a home is high for many vulnerable people. Jess McCabe visits Stoke-on-Trent to find out how landlords are attempting to help
The Lighthouse Project in Wales provides support to those most in need. Reni Eddo-Lodge finds out more
Can learning from other sectors help social landlords do their jobs better? Heather Spurr visits retail icon John Lewis with a number of landlords to find out
Viridian Housing is training its staff to recognise signs of domestic abuse and to support affected tenants. Kate Youde finds out how
Social landlords shouldn’t view ‘branding’ as a dirty word, it’s central to our success
As austerity bites, housing association board members must rise to new challenges
We must stop moaning about discrepancies in care and support services and act on them
Getting the right mix of skills on boards is key to landlords’ future success
The use of gagging clauses in the public sector goes against everything it stands for
Carol Bode has joined the board of Radian, and will take over as non-executive group chair in September.
Four Housing has appointed Lee Carman as development and regeneration manager.
The Aspire Group has appointed Helen Collins as board director.
The Hyde Group has appointed Mike Johnson as development director for London.
Ben Bailey Homes has appointed Lorraine Atkinson as field sales manager.
Nigel Watkins has joined Castleoak as commercial director for its construction business.
Kiera Vogel has joined M&Y, the repairs and maintenance arm of the Regenda Group, as director of planned maintenance.
Andrew Bircher has joined mhs homes in a new post as the assistant director of customer services.